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Call for employers to take advantage of new apprentice bonus

The Manufacturing Technology Centre is urging companies to act quickly to take advantage of the Government’s new scheme to pay bonuses to employers who take on apprentices. The MTC, through MTC Apprenticeships based at the Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre in Coventry, is  offering advice to companies who want to access …

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OAS apprentice applicants at record high

Oxfordshire Advanced Skills has seen a surge in applications from prospective apprentices, with nearly 200 young people looking to join the award-winning programme. Having successfully passed OAS’s rigorous screening process and assessment centre, 80 ambitious candidates are in a talent pool ready to be matched with employers. OAS is now …

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OAS apprentice shortlisted for BAME Apprentice Award

A UK Atomic Energy Authority apprentice at Oxfordshire Advanced Skills is through to the finals of the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Apprentice Awards. Harrison Shirley has been shortlisted in the Engineering and Manufacturing category at the BAME Apprentice Awards, which aim to showcase talent and diversity within BAME communities. …

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MTC helps manufacturer to re-shore components

A Midlands supplier of commercial vehicle engineering and industrial hardware is re-shoring component production from China with the help of experts from the Coventry-based Manufacturing Technology Centre. Bloxwich-based Albert Jagger Engineering, which has been producing metal components for more than 70 years, has already re-shored production of almost a quarter …

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MTC apprentice applications hit record high

MTC Apprenticeships has seen a surge in applications from prospective apprentices, with more than 700 young people looking to join the award-winning programme. Now 135 successful candidates are in a talent pool ready to be snapped up by employers who can now take advantage of the recently-announced Government scheme to …

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Manufacturing post-Covid 19: A window of opportunity

In this article, Dr Clive Hickman, CEO of the Manufacturing Technology Centre and head of the Midlands Manufacturing Resilience Commission, discusses resilience in the face of COVID-19 and calls on the manufacturing sector to build on its strengths, its skills, and its heritage… “For centuries the Midlands has been at …

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MTC launches Level 4 apprenticeship

The Manufacturing Technology Centre is increasing its apprenticeship portfolio with the launch of a Level 4 apprenticeship programme to help manufacturing businesses develop specialist skills, knowledge and expertise within their workforce. The Level 4 Engineering Manufacturing Technician apprenticeship gives learners the flexibility and capability to become high-performing technicians by exploring …

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MTC offers MBA for manufacturing industry leaders

Manufacturing Technology Centre Training has collaborated with Aston Business School to provide an MBA degree tailored for the development of leaders in manufacturing organisations of all sizes and sectors. The Management of Manufacturing MBA degree apprenticeship is delivered over two years, helping learners accommodate full-time work and personal responsibilities while …

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MTC launches graduate development programme

The award-winning Manufacturing Training Centre Training is launching a range of development programmes designed to accelerate practical experience in a commercial manufacturing environment. The new Graduate Boot Camps rapidly equip manufacturing graduates, technicians, engineers and managers with the practical tools, skills and understanding to empower them to make a positive …

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MTC demonstrates first electronics smart factory

A team of Industry 4.0 specialists at the Manufacturing Technology Centre is developing Europe’s first smart factory demonstrator for the manufacture of electronics assemblies, helping manufacturers go digital, transforming their businesses and meeting the demands of an increasingly challenging market. The MTC’s digital engineering experts are working with key vendors …

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